The Berkeley Barb: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

Starting at 11:00 am, the Berkeley Main Library will be hosting a day of speakers and panels in the Community Meeting Room.  Peter Dale Scott and Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld (Dr. Hip) will be featured along with panels consisting of Barb editors, staffers, contributors and a wrap up academic analysis.  The display cases at the library will tell the history of the Barb throughout the months of July and August.

DIY Body Products @South

Did you know that you can make your own toothpaste from scratch? And that you can use natural ingredients to make your own deodorant? You can even use natural oils to make your own perfumes and colognes! Come to this FREE workshop and make your own products with Mammi-Ama. Discover how natural products can easily be made with elements from your kitchen and yard. And leave the workshop with your own custom products!

Participation is limited to the first 10 people to register and priority is given to teenagers. Call South Branch at (510) 981-6260 to reserve your spot.

Poetry Circle @Claremont

Join us for a monthly poetry program at the Claremont Branch of the Berkeley Public Library features you and what you like on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm-7:50 pm.   Come, participate in the friendly atmosphere, share a ready ear, read aloud (or recite), and let the words do their weave and swing and work.